ID 0155

Commonwealth Parliament, House of Representatives election in Western Australia

(for more information on this election see national summary for the House of Representatives)

Election of 26 November 1966


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House of Representatives votes and seats won in Western Australia

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Election held on 26 November 1966
Criteria for the inclusion of parties in this table are set out in the Glossary under 'listed party'

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Party Name First preference vote n First preference vote share % Change from previous election % Seats won n Uncontested seats held n Seat share %
Australian Labor Party  168,258  42.81  +3.66  33.33 
Liberal Party  160,894  40.93  -6.78  44.44 
Country Party  32,524  8.27  +1.96  22.22 
Democratic Labor Party  28,502  7.25  +2.71     
Votes for other than listed parties 2,874 0.73 -1.55       
Totals 393,052  100.00    100.00 


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Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400); Gerard Newman, Federal Election Results 1949-2001, Canberra: Commonwealth Parliament, Department of the Parliamentary Library, Information and Research Services, Research Paper 9 2001-02, 2002 (ISSN 13287478).